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Abstract objects and the semantics of natural language

Author: Friederike Moltmann
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Friederike Moltmann presents an original approach to philosophical issues to do with abstract objects. She focuses on natural language, and finds that reference to abstract objects such as properties, numbers, and propositions is much more restricted than is generally thought, and she offers a substantially new ontological picture.
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Additional Physical Format: Also issued as:
Moltmann, Friederike.
Abstract objects and the semantics of natural language
(OCoLC)830444620
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Friederike Moltmann
ISBN: 9780199608744 0199608741
OCLC Number: 800035311
Description: x, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Reference to universals and plural reference to particulars --
Reference to tropes and the ontology of tropes --
The semantics of special quantifiers in predicate position --
Propositions and attitudinal objects --
Intensional transitive verbs and their 'objects' --
Reifying terms.
Responsibility: Friederike Moltmann.
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